Research Animal Technician
|Working Title||Research Animal Technician|
|Job Classification||Research II|
|Department Name||13153-Research Support Services|
|Hiring Range||$20,904.00 - $32,760.00|
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Research Animal Technician in the Shared Research Support Services. The incumbent will insure proper care of all animals in the facility, routinely inspect the facility to insure that it meets all Federal, State and Local requirements pertaining to the use and care of lab animals. The incumbent will also assist animal care supervisor in special procedures with some direction from research areas. Additional responsibilities include: accurate record keeping with regard to billing of facility, controlled drugs and supplies as well as time and effort of those supervised, and administering controlled drugs and drawing blood samples.
|Education Required||High School Diploma or GED|
|Minimum Related Experience Level Required||5-6 years experience|
|Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position||
Bachelors degree in related field may be substituted for training program and certification
High school diploma or GED plus 5 years experience plus the completion of a technical school program for animal care Level II AALLAS certification
|Child Protection Clearances||
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
|Assignment Category||Regular, Full-Time|
|Scheduled Work Hours||8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify|
|If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours|
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits
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